True peace.

Facing trials with confidence. If you’re like me, you’ve probably wondered why we face so many troubles in this world. It’s easy to shy away from hard circumstances because we like to live comfortable lives, but we, as Christians, should face difficulty differently than the world does. The world doesn’t know true peace because they…

The courage to move on.

Pain does not have the final say. I just needed a moment to be by myself. Every time the pain of that memory resurfaced, I felt overcome by so many emotions. I wanted to be free of that experience but the wound those words caused me still felt raw. When the reminders came, it felt…

When life is not fair.

Is God truly just? Life is not always fair. At times, it seems as if no one is watching over the affairs of this world and that our lives are filled with events we simply don’t understand. Horrible things happen and we have little or no control over them. Evil seems to have the upper…

A moment of stillness (95).

Wait quietly. It is good to wait quietly for salvation from the Lord. Lamentations 3:26 Sometimes in life it seems as if nothing is happening. We like to see something with our eyes so we can rest assured that God truly is at work. Yet, He is always at work- even when we don’t see…

A moment of stillness (88).

Don’t trust your heart. The heart is more deceitful than anything else, and incurable—who can understand it? Jeremiah 17:9 The world tells us to trust our heart but the heart is a very unreliable guide. Up one day, down another- the heart is nothing but deceitful. In fact, this verse says that the heart is…

A moment of stillness (75).

You will not be ashamed. Kings will be your guardians and their queens your nursing mothers. They will bow down to you with their faces to the ground and lick the dust at your feet. Then you will know that I am the Lord; those who put their hope in me will not be put…